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Jul 20, 2012 5:00pm PDT
no augend a. he was just shooting people. >> reporter: he was 24-year-old james holmes. officers searched his car and evacuated the apartment complex where he lives. after the suspect allegedly made comments about explosives. >> our investigation determines that his apartment is booby trapped with various explosive and chemical devices and trip wires. it may be resolved in hours or day. >> reporter: as the investigation continues, the community is rallying together. >> we have taken a blow today but we will get back on our feet. >> reporter: the president held a moment of silence and called for a day of prayer and reflection in memory of the victim. >> it's a reminder that life is very fragile. our time here is limited and it's precious. >> reporter: are holmes could be in court as early as monday. >> and more details on james holes. he has also lived as a boy just outside the bay area. he was going to the university of colorado medical school but was in the process of withdrawing. septemberors say he used four weapons including an ak-47 with an extra large drum that could carry more
Jul 29, 2012 5:00pm PDT
h -- heather holmes. >> a ride on six flags' roller coaster turned into a 90 minute ordeal. this afternoon the riders became stuck on the new superman ride and an hour ago fire crews brought the last rider to safety. ktvu's patty lee is live where she talked with some of the witnesses. >> reporter: you can see the superman ride behind me, those guests were hanging 150 feet in two cars on top of this track for an hour and a half. you can see crews used a crane to hoist a cage up to the ride and an engineer freed the cars that ran back down the track. a spokeswoman said the ride got stuck after the first tower. they have been uprite the whole time -- up right the whole time. the ride was working this morning and this is the first roller coaster in a decade and there were crowds lined up to see it. >> waiting to go on this ride. one of the main reasons i came here. it shouldn't be stuck. it is better they weren't upside down. >> reporter: six flags president is coming out to speak with us. he will have details on what happened to stop the ride, how they found a way to fix the
Jul 23, 2012 5:00pm PDT
. >>> the gunman in the shootings in colorado made his first court appearance today. james holmes appeared dazed wearing a jump suit, his hair died orange. he said nothing. the judge told him he would face first degree murder charges and will be held without bail. the district attorney expects to file charges next week. >> i would say there is no such thing as a slam dunk case. it is a case where we are still looking at the evidence and we would never presume it would be slam dunk. >> families and victims from the movie theater shooting attended today's hearing. 12 people died and 58 others injured. a lawyer for james holmes' family in california spoke out today and read a statement from the defendant's mother. >> he asked if my son was james holmes who lives in aurora, colorado. i answered yes, you have the right person. i was referring to myself. >> she stated she knew nothing about the shootings that time. the lawyer said the family is doing as well as anyone could under the circumstances. but she said she is concerned for their personal safety. the family also expressed concerned for the vic
Jul 22, 2012 5:00pm PDT
of the suspected killer. people who shared an apartment building james holmes still can't get back inside so police brought their property out. >> guy -- that shot up the people at the theater was this nut over here. so he was kind of scary. . >> reporter: roberto martinez lived next door and saw holmes the day before the shooting. >> i saw him thursday morning when i was parked there. he came out smoking a cigarette and looking down like something was on his mind. >> reporter: he and some neighbors have finally moved back in after being forced to evacuate on friday after the apartment was found booby trapped. across down the process is much slower and more pain. . on one of the 12 crosses for each of the victims killed jamie becker wrote a personal message to her friend. >> she introduced my brother mark. she had the most beautiful smile. she was a very kind and gentle person. >> reporter: becker said it took 24 hours to find what happened to her friend but reality set in when she saw her car still sitting in the theater parking lot. >> back out here live you hear the music. people have been w
Jul 9, 2012 5:00pm PDT
about a katie holmes and tom cruise divorce deal but this ship is docked for free, the proposal that is making waves with people who want to keep it that way. >> and new research involving pets and babies and the three things that improve in babies when there was a dog or cat around. we know you look around for the best deals. that's why we give you real big club card deals each week. right now, peaches grown right here in california are just 77 cents a pound. get a super low price on tide. $10.99 for 100 ounces. yoplait yogurt is just 50 cents. real big deals this week and every week. only at safeway. ingredients for life. only at safeway. . >>> a ship that carried car go in world war ii is at the center of a battle of words. it has been docked since 1998. shown here 11 years ago. under a deal with the city it is there rent free but now he proposed charging for the space. that has brought on anger from supporters. >> a study out of new hampshire shows 60% of a teen's exposure to smoking is in movies that are pg13. they suggest putting a r rating on smoking movies. >> more evide
Jul 27, 2012 5:00pm PDT
in a colorado theater shooting was seeing a psychiatrist. james holmes was seeing lynn fenton the director of student services at the university of colorado. holmes attorneys are trying to figure out who leaked information that holmes sent the psychiatrist a notebook with descriptions of the attack. they say the leak violate as gag -- violates a gag order in this case. >>> today aj boik was laid to rest. this is the third funeral service of the week for victims of the shooting. >>> police arrested man who threatened that he was planning to go on a shooting rampage at his workplace. his employers were getting ready to fire the man. they found guns and thousands of rounds of ammunition in prescott's apartment. when they took him into custody he was wearing a t-shirt that said guns don't kill people, i do. >> we believe this was a significant threat based on some of the mental issue this is individual has. the weapon capability he had. what he said to the employees at pitney bose. >> police are holding prescott on a psychiatric hold. >>> this comes as the doj expects sales of weapon to increa
Jul 26, 2012 5:00pm PDT
by james holmes. he is the suspect in the movie theater shooting. the package contained a notebook in which james holmes described the attack. >>> hundreds of protesters are picketing right now outside of one of san francisco's hotels, the issue that brought so many to the streets. >> and clearing today. fog cleared from the coast but there is drizzle for some neighborhoods, i will tell you where that will occur, i will see you back here in just 10 minutes. hello? the words are going this way-there's no way. oh, the lights came on. isn't technology supposed to make life easier? at chase we're pioneering innovations that make banking simple. deposit a check with a photo. pay someone with an email. and bank seamlessly with our award-winning mobile app. take a step forward... and chase what matters. >>> woman killed this morning on the coast. it happened at 9:20. the driver was in the wrong line as she approached a curve and crashed into a truck. the highway was closed for three hours today. >>> there is a noisy protest at the hyatt hotel in san francisco. some say they are doing twice the wor
Jul 2, 2012 5:00pm PDT
reasons katie holmes may have split from tom cruise. the concern she has for her young daughter. >>> the u.s. navy is resuming a target practice program using retired war ships. video of the uss horn before it was towed for military exercises that eventually sank it. later this month they plan to make targets out of three inactive ships at pearl harbor. >>> a judge upheld the ban on guns. they sued arguing people with concealed weapons permits should be able to carry guns in county parks but judge says it does not violate state law. >>> new jersey governor is known for his candor. he had a confrontation with a journalist in which he snapped at a reporter. >> did i say on topic? are you stupid? on topic. on topic. next question. good. thank you. thank you. thank you all very much. i am sorry for them. >> the governor would only answer questions at a water treatment plant. >>> there is a glut of lubster on the east coast -- lobster on the east coast. it is selling for $3.79 a pound. the association is pushing for lobster on the bbq in hopes of clearing out the crop. >>> tmz is reporting kati
Jul 15, 2012 5:00pm PDT
, this is ktvu channel 2 news at 5:00. >> i am ken wayne. >> i am heather holmes. >> developing news. investigators are at a hotel in livermore after a body was found today. ktvu's ken pritchett is live at the hotel where officials say this death is suspicious. ken? >> reporter: the police have been at this hotel all day long. if you look at the parking lot you can see the crime scene tape is up, blocking the parking lot. talked to police a half hour ago, they are investigating but cannot yet say what the cause of death is in this case. >> reporter: police could be seen putting up crime tape outside, sections off the parking lot but mest of the work -- most of the work was inside the hotel. he is staying here. >> i looked in the hallway and they had rooms marked off. >> reporter: police say it was a hotel worker who discovered the man and called 911. >> police came. there was a white male in one of the hotel rooms. >> police haven't yet identified the man. the crime tape, tape, the police raise questions for guests at the hotel. including these people. she says her attempt to get ans
Jul 30, 2012 5:00pm PDT
star power, the role he is expected to have in the democratic national convention. >>> james holmes, the man accused in the colorado movie theater shooting has been charged. he was in court this morning. the charges include 24 counts of murder and 116 counts of attempted murder and one count of possession of explosives. the cameras were not allowed in court today. but a week ago he appeared days and confused. two victims watched in court today and said he appears sane. >> he was very aware of what is going on. i do not believe he is insane but i am not a psychiatrist. he responded very appropriately. >> the shooting left 12 dead and 58 others wounded during a midnight showing of the new batman movie. >>> a rally outside the white house for the victims of the shooting. they will be protesting every week till something is done. >> we need to move beyond expressing sympathies. we need to change our laws in the country. >> members of the brady campaign to prevent gun violence were among the protests. a similar rally took place yesterday in san francisco. >>> in syria hundreds of thousan
Jul 1, 2012 5:00pm PDT
heather holmes. >> officials from san francisco bound for colorado to help provide aid to the peopleenthed by the wildfire there. this isioid -- people effected by the wildfire there. two people are dead as a result of the fire. 350 homes destroyed. 36,000 people forced from their homes. the fire burned 27 square miles. officials say it is 45% contained. ktvu's christien kafton is live where he stalked with the -- talked with the volunteers about their mission. we caught up with them here this afternoon. they said they could always use donations of goods and clothes but what they really need is cash. >> reporter: for weeks firefighters have been battling blazes in colorado. it stretched resources for workers and today the salvation army called in reinforcement from the bay area. they made their way through san francisco international airport at noon. they have been supporting firefighters. she expects her skills will be put to use but she could wind up doing anything. >> there could be the opportunity that i am serving, providing food and water to the firefighters. we are as flexible as po
Jul 24, 2012 5:00pm PDT
banned police an lawyers from discussing the case of 24-year-old james holmes. this comes as a handmade memorial is growing for the victims. several of the victims will be buried on saturday. and a 26-year-old navy veteran will receive a full military funeral next month. >>> a nonprofit group has raised almost # -- $2 million for the victims. the police chief first asked for donations to the fund last friday. giving allows people to donate to a variety of groups helping the victims. including mental health services, victim's assistance agencies and blood banks. >>> a new report shows that the number of people trying to buy new guns has gone way up in colorado since the shootings. the colorado bureau of investigation says gun dealers submitted 2,800 requests for background checks in the three days after the shooting. that's up 43% compared to the week before. >>> now to those who survived the movie theater massacre. they're giving new accounts of the terror unleashed by that heavily armed gunman. >> what's happening? >> somebody is shooting in the auditorium. >> reporter: best
Jul 8, 2012 5:00pm PDT
. >> hello. i'm heather holmes. there was a sense of sadness today at th alameda county fair. a memorial was held for a jockey killed during a race. how that jockey was remembered. >> reporter: eight horses sprang from the starting line to run around this one mile track. after the memorial race a crowd of friends and colleagues of the 33-year-old posed with his picture. >> he was a good guy. >> reporter: this is the sport he dedicated his life too. born in mexico he had raised more than a thousand times. he hadda 55 wins. during a race here thursday night he fell off his horse and later died from head injuries. >> he straightened the turn for just one step and that was enough to bump his horse on the shoulder and sent him out and down he went. >> the horses are moving at 40 miles an hour and it's a dangerous situation. >> we who are left behind mourn. >> reporter: the race communitied hands and hung community joined hands. >> i will remember him as a good human being. >> reporter: this afternoon it was back to the races. the jockeys say there is no time to reflect on the perils of t
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